With 2020 inching to a close, it feels like we’re putting the ugliness of this year behind us. ‘Bring on 2021!’ I hear people say. Too right – it can’t happen soon enough. Or can it? Perhaps we should be careful what we wish for. This year has been enormously...
Covid-19 has fostered a spirit of change that’s starting to emerge. I don’t mean creating remote workplaces or the cross-disciplinary teams formed to manage the crisis – although that was impressive.
What I’m seeing now, is more profound. We’re starting to reimagine – to think more about who we are, our purpose, how we create value.
The Covid-19 crisis has propelled us to achieve some great things. As a nation we rallied to defeat this virus. As individuals we became Zoom experts and found new rhythms (and comfy socks) in our working week. As organisations we discovered that the unthinkable...
We are getting close to Alert Level One. Hooray. Sort of. Business is heading back to normal, but it’s a new normal that’s messy. Our workforce is split more than ever. Some employers have divided their teams by grade: seniors in the office, the rest at home. Some by...
A bit over a week ago I posted a photo of my desk after a busy week of virtual facilitating. This week has been another busy one 6 strategic sessions, a coaching call and an assessment session.
I love having the Whanganui Arts Review named the PATTILLO Whanganui Arts Review, but I’ve never wanted to have a COVID-19 cluster named after me. NEVER, EVER.
There’s a new normal and we need to learn new skills. I’m not talking about digital skills, though we need these too. The biggest barrier to restoring lives and re-growing our business is establishing trust.
the initial flurry of tech dramas and relocations is settling down. Those Zoom meetings, which at first were confusing, became sources of pleasure.